North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice

Community Policing Before the Crisis

Please check our "Available Training" page for the most current status of the course. 

Who Should Attend:

Sworn Law Enforcement Officers and Highway Patrol Officers.

Course Goal:

To increase the awareness of one's own micro-aggressions in everyday life. Improve police-community relations by teaching ways to develop authentic relationships between the police and the community.

Course Objectives:

  • Define Micro-aggressions and understand how their use inhibits the development of authentic relationships with persons in the community.
  • Explain implicit biases.
  • Identify stakeholders and the roles they play in a successful community policing initiative.


This course employs lecture, conference, and analytical exercises.

Course Requirements:

Attendance is required for all class sessions.

Registration & Fee:

This is a vendor course for which the following fees apply: 
The fee is $100 for one person. Two-person teams pay $150 total; three-person teams pay $225 total. Your check is to be made out to Chuck Claxton, Ph. D. and sent to P. O. Box 1813, Blowing Rock, NC, 28605.

Also, register  on our North Carolina Justice Academy Training Portal. After signing in to the portal, you can view ALL available classes. If you don’t have a portal account, instructions for creating one are located here.





Course Coordinator:

Carlton Joyner

Length of Course:

4 hours

Limit 3 per agency